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commander

com·mand·er

commander

 
 
pronunciation:
k maen dr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who leads and controls.
synonyms:
captain, director, leader, master
similar words:
administrator, boss, controller, executive, manager, operator, overseer, supervisor
definition 2: an officer who leads a military unit.
synonyms:
commandant
similar words:
officer, skipper
definition 3: in the U.S. Navy, the rank below captain.
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